Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants who are married by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who are married by views about government aid to the poor

% of Mainline Protestants who are married who say government aid to the poor…

Religious familyDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)53%40%4%2%284
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.)41%56%3%< 1%163
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)48%47%4%< 1%380
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)52%43%4%1%514
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)57%38%3%2%1,044
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.)59%37%4%< 1%192
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)55%38%5%2%315
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)44%50%4%2%419
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